Barclays Bank Ireland has hired Benette van Dyk as a director of structured trade and sales finance to provide increased support to Irish companies looking to trade internationally. Her appointment will provide particular support to companies looking to trade with Africa, an increasingly important market offering a wealth of opportunities for Irish businesses.
Van Dyk, who formerly headed trade finance teams with the Standard Bank of South Africa and the FirstRand Group South Africa, will be responsible for providing support to Barclays Bank Ireland’s clients looking to explore these opportunities, leveraging her knowledge of the African trading environment.
Van Dyk holds a BComm (Law) and a Masters degree in International Trade from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
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